The story of the gypsy girl Carmen whose love and passion switch from one man to another with tragic consequences. Probably the world's most famous opera and tunes. A Spanish story of love, treachery, passion and betrayal. Sung in French with surtitles. Revival sponsored by Peter and Babs Thomas. A co-production with Scottish Opera. Concert PerformancePerformers Beth Clayton (Carmen), Geraldine McGreevy (Micaela), John Hudson (Don Jose), Robert Hayward (Except Oct 21/24/31/Nov 29), Jeremy Huw Williams (Oct 21/24/31/Nov 29), Jeremy Huw Williams (Dancaiiro - except Oct 21/24/31/Nov 29), Aled Hall (Remendado), Jonathan May (Zuniga), Naomi Harvey (Frasquita), Claire Bradshaw (Mercedes).
Music Bizet. Lyrics Meilhac. Lyrics Halevy. Book by Merimee. Company Welsh National Opera. Conductor Julian Smith (until 28 Oct). Conductor Gareth Jones (from 31 Oct). Producer Patrice Caurier. Producer Moshe Leiser. Design Christian Fenouillat. Costume Agostino Cavalca. Lighting Christophe Forey.